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Film noir reader 4

Author: Alain Silver; James Ursini
Publisher: [Pompton Plains] N.J. : Limelight Editions ; [Milwauke, Wisc.] : Distributed by Hal Leonard, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st limelight edView all editions and formats
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This text identifies a handful of plot elements that consistently recur within film noir and analyses in depth the memorable pictures that, while vivid prototypes of certain cinematic themes, bend and break their moulds to find new ways to enthrall and frighten us.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Film noir reader 4.
[Pompton Plains] N.J. : Limelight Editions ; [Milwauke, Wisc.] : Distributed by Hal Leonard, 2004
(OCoLC)647124620
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Silver; James Ursini
ISBN: 9780879103057 0879103051
OCLC Number: 54374732
Description: vii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "Murder can sometimes smell like honeysuckle" : Billy Wilder's Double indemnity (1944) / James A. Paris --
Fate seeks the loser : Edgar G. Ulmer's Detour (1945) / Glenn Erickson --
"How you fixed for red points?" : anecdote and the World War II home front in The big sleep (1946) / Kevin Hagopian --
"Lounge time" reconsidered : spatial discontinuity and temporal contingency in Out of the past (1947) / R. Barton Palmer --
The unsuspected (1947) and the noir sequence : realism, expressionism, style / Robert Porfirio --
Gun crazy (1950) / Gary Johnson --
Violently happy : Gun crazy (1950) / Adrian Martin --
The war of the sexes : men in film noir and D.O.A. (1950) / Beverley Carter --
The big night (1951) : a naturalist Bildungsroman / Tony Williams --
Kiss me deadly (1955) : composition and meaning / Michael E. Grost --
Covert narrative strategies to contain and punish women in The big heat (1953) and The big combo (1955) / Grant Tracey --
Touch of evil (1958) and the end of the noir cycle / Stephen B. Armstrong --
Voices from the deep : film noir as psychodrama / J.P. Telotte --
Manufacturing heroines : gothic victims and working women in classic noir films / Sheri Chinen Biesen --
The noir style / Nicolas Saada --
The noir-horror of Cat people (1942) / Eric Somer --
The rise and fall of the war noir / Daniel M. Hodges --
The politics of crime and the crime of politics : post-war noir, the liberal consensus and the Hollywood left / Reynold Humphries --
Noir westerns / James Ursini --
Rancho notorious (1952) : noir western in color / Robin Wood --
The noir title sequence / Robert Porfirio --
It's deja vous all over again : Double idemnity resonates with Generation X / Ginny Schwartz --
Through the past darkly : noir remakes of the 1980s / Constantine Verevis.
Responsibility: edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini.
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This text identifies a handful of plot elements that consistently recur within film noir and analyses in depth the memorable pictures that, while vivid prototypes of certain cinematic themes, bend and break their moulds to find new ways to enthrall and frighten us.

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